This 48 foot Diesel Duck, designed by George Buehler, is a solid steel constructed motorsailer with a complete instrumented Flybridge for long range cruising. Compared to a Nordhavn, Selene or Krogen, she has an 8,000 mile range while enjoying the modern creature comforts of home. Seller in process of completing import paperwork.
This 48 foot motorsailer is one of the most comfortable, efficient and safe sailing trawlers you will find on the market today. She has 2000 gallons of fuel with a range of 8,000 miles and more with all the sails up. This yacht is a ketch rig with a jib, main and mzzen sail. The sails provide stability while underway and contribute to the overall fuel economy to stretch out the range of this vessel.
She is powered by a 4 cylinder John Deere engine and a five blade bronze feathering prop. The steel hull has been coated with the latest epoxy coatings inside and out. Several inches of insulation line the inside of the hull for comfort in both cold and hot climates.
The helm has a full compliment of electronics such as bow and stern thrusters with wireless remote. Combined with the the excellent visibility from the flybridge, this yacht can easily be docked and maneuvered in tight spaces.
This is a motorsailer that is most comfortable, efficient and safe with a ride that is solid! She has teak decks on the exterior with teak and holly wood floors on the interior with classic teak walls and black granite counters. The interior is simply beautiful and rich! You'll find custom funiture, fabrics, carpets in a masterful, well thought out two stateroom design. In many ways she is comparable or exceeds the interiors of a Nordhavn, Selene or Krogen.
The aft stateroom has an extra large walk around bed with 6 functional portholes and an overhead hatch for a very light and airy feel! The master head is just steps away with a stalled shower and appointments to satisfy the most discerning of owners.
Forward of the master stateroom is the portside galley with a large deep chest freezer across from two refrigerators with small freezers and large pantry. Moving forward you'll find a four burnner stainless cook top, oven, microwave, and more appliances. The electrical system in the galley is equiped to handle any appliance no mater where you are in the world.
The multiple watertight bulkheads sport doors and windows that are commercial grade with locking dogs. She is insulated for unmatched comfort in both cold and hot climates.
The Flybridge is fully equipped with forward scanning sonar, Muti-funtion Display with AIS, chart plotter, radar fish finder and a Maretron system display with engine gauges. In addition there are controls for the horn, spot light, windlass and bow and stern thruster. The lower helm is equally outfitted. An L shaped settee and teak steamer chair with a large bimini top make this flybridge wonderful and a comfortable place to pilot your yacht or just relax while underway or at anchor.
This Diesel Duck was designed as a green vessel to be completely powered by renewable resources. She is powered by 800ah at 24v battery that is charged by both a wind generator and solar panels.24v refrigeration, LED lighting, watermaker and grey, black and fresh water systems can be powered and supported by the sun and the wind.
There is a separate washer and dryer, dive compressor and three reverse cycle air conditioning/heating units that can be powered by either the 9kw Northern Lights generator or shore power. Her world cruising flexible electrical system can accomodate a 110 or 220 volt and a 50 hz or 60hz environment. The battery bank can be charged by the generator with redundant Victron inverter/chargers or by the engine with its high output dual alternators.
The Yacht has redundant autopilots with duplicate control heads and pumps and hydraulic lines.
There is a complete paravane system for stabilization while underway and at anchor.
The stern area has a watertight ventilated compartment for gas and other storage.
There is a 1000lb hydraulic davit and a dual manual dinghy lifting system.A large water sports platform extend 3.5 feet off the transom and currently holds a wave runner. There is one large below the waterline thru hull along with a small thru hull for the water maker.
This is truely a remarkable vessel capable in any sea condition and outfitted for the experienced owner.